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Button Makers


The Button Makers turn your print or hand-drawn designs into wearable pin-back buttons. Great for photos, parties, and nametags, pin them on backpacks, jean jackets, clothing, and more!


  1. Badge-A-Minit Button Machines
    • Small – 1.25″
    • Medium – 2.25″
    • Large – 3″
  2. Circle Paper Punches
  3. Button Pieces

See the Makery Price List for more information.

You Must Bring

  1.  A design – printed or drawn
    • Recommended: 20lb copy paper.
    • Avoid thicker paper such as cardstock, photo paper, or construction paper. These may jam the machine and buttons will not turn out well.

Artwork size must be larger than the finished button. See the Button Size Guide for details.

Learning and Resources

Classes in the Makery – New programs every quarter!

LinkedIn Learning – Online video tutorials for design software such as Adobe Illustrator

CreativeBug – Online crafting tutorials — great for inspiration!

How to Make a Button with the Semi-Automatic Machine

Templates & Size Guides

Button Template – Small

Button Template – Medium

Button Template – Large

Button Size Guide

Videos & Instructions

▶️  How to Use a Button Press

▶️Badge a Minit How To Make a Button Video

Makery Project: Create a Custom Button

Make A Button: Step-by-Step


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